2015 CPRS Major Awards

2015 CPRS Major Awards

Philip A. Novikoff Award:
Terence (Terry) Flynn, PhD, APR, FCPRS

Don Rennie Memorial Award
City of Guelph - Michelle Rickard

Mentor of the Year Diamond Jubilee Award
Charlene Gaudet, APR

Award of Attainment
Janet E. MacMillan, APR, FCPRS LM,

Shield of Public Service
Anita Wasiuta, APR

President's Award
Dr. Joanne Liu

Lamp of Service
Bill Carney

2015 CPRS Awards of Excellence

(News Release May 4, 2015)
Public Relations and Communications Management Industry Recognizes Canadian Achievement with 2015 CPRS National Awards of Excellence

Canadian Marketing Communications Campaign of the Year
 Paradigm Public Relations: "Join the Panty Party and retire those granny panties for good"
SILVER: Citizen Relations: "ASPIRIN 81mg Acute MI Campaign"
& Paradigm Public Relations: "Schick Hydro "Becoming My Dad"

BRONZE: City of Vancouver: "2014 Vancouver Municipal Election"
& DDB Public Relations: "CIL Décor Experts on the Road"

Canadian Community Relations Campaign of the Year
 Ford of Canada / NATIONAL Public Relations: "Ford Driving Skills for Life"
SILVER: City of Guelph: "Jubilee Park Master Plan"
BRONZE: North Strategic: "Jumpstart Charities Red Ball Campaign"

Canadian Advocacy and Social Marketing Campaign of the Year
 Argyle Communications: "A Breath of Fresh Air – Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month 2014"
SILVER: Manifest Communications: "Dare2Give"
BRONZE: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan: "Defined Benefit Pension Evolution Thought Leadership Program"

Canadian Media Relations Agency Campaign of the Year
 Edelman: "AMD #2BetterThan1 Campaign"
BRONZE: Edelman: "Symantec Canada Honey Stick Project"

Canadian Media Relations Non- Agency Campaign of the Year
 Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada: "SOCAN – Jingle all the Way to the Cash Register: Impact of Holiday Music on the Shopping Experience"

Canadian Issues/Crisis Management Campaign of the Year
 ATCO Gas: "Carbon Monoxide Awareness Campaign & Week"
SILVER: NATIONAL Public Relations: "Obed Mountain Mine Crisis Response"

Canadian Government Relations Campaign of the Year
North Strategic: "Active at School"

Canadian Internal Communications Campaign of the Year
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan: "Engaging Teacher’s Employees in Mission, Vision and Values Development"

SILVER: Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT): "Faire du Train de l'Est un succès"
BRONZE: City of Vaughan: "City of Vaughan Internal Communications Strategy"

Best Special Events Projects

 Northern Health: "Northern Health Preparedness for the 2015 Canada Winter Games Project"
SILVER: University of Calgary: "Celebration of Life"
BRONZE: Ford of Canada/ NATIONAL Public Relations: "Mustang 50th Anniversary Celebration"

Best Multi-Media Projects
 Citizen Relations: "WestJet and Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada 'Father's Day Surprise'"

Best Print Projects
 Canadian Patient Safety Institute: "Hands in Healthcare magazine"
SILVER: Alberta Energy Regulator: "Alberta Energy Regulator Annual Report"
BRONZE: Canadian Patient Safety Institute: "Canadian Patient Safety Institute Annual Overview"
& Manulife: "Manulife Securities’ Horizons magazine: connecting independent advisors from coast to coast"

Best Electronic and Social Media Projects
Keurig Canada /NATIONAL Public Relations: "Keurig 2.0 Launch - Digital Strategy"
SILVER: Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau: "SEXTORSION : de la séduction à l’extorsion!"
BRONZE: 2015 Canada Winter Games: "2015 Canada Winter Games Website"
& North Strategic: "Sport Chek #MyNorth"
Best Writing Projects
 Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec: "Le Mémento"
BRONZE: Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec: "Commotions cérébrales"
2015 CPRS/CNW Public Relations Student Award of Excellence Winner
Katie Stewart Named 2015 CPRS/CNW Public Relations Student Award of Excellence Winner